Getting Here

BC’s Pacific Flyway

Truly some of the best birding in North America happens in and around Richmond. From the Musqueam marshlands of Sea Island and Iona Beach, to the migratory birds of Terra Nova Park, there’s so much to explore – all within reach of a bustling cultural centre.

Terra Nova Rural Park
 Birding
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    Iona Beach Regional Park
    900 Ferguson Rd

    Located where the Fraser River meets the sea, this park is part of the Pacific Flyway, making it a great spot for viewing migratory birds.

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    Liron Gertsman Bird Tours

    An intimate bird tour experience accessing more than 15 years of wildlife insights Liron has accumulated during his award-winning nature photography career in and around Vancouver.

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    Terra Nova Rural Park
    2631 Westminster Hwy

    Also located along the Pacific Flyway, this park offers great opportunities to see migratory birds, with viewing platforms along the trails perfect for bird watching.

 Cafe
Bufflehead
 Food
 Accommodations
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    Fairmont Vancouver Airport
    3111 Grant McConachie Way

    Situated in the middle of Sea Island, relax in comfortable rooms with unobstructed views of the ocean and North Shore Mountains. Close to great food, shopping, and the heart of the Pacific Flyway.

Historic Harbour & Iconic Birds

Located on the southwest tip of Lulu Island, Steveston Village’s historic harbour is full of heritage architecture and fresh fish – which in turn attracts a variety of birds looking for a taste.

Garry Point Park
 Birding
 Cafe
 Food
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    Pajo's Fish and Chips
    12351 Third Ave

    Pajo’s serves up 100% Oceanwise certified, and delicious, classic fish and chips. Take in the harbour views while floating right on the water.

West Dyke Trail
 Shopping
 Visitor Centre
Lesser Yellowlegs

Explore More

Participate in bird banding at the Iona Island Bird Observatory
Sign up for a birding tour with Liron Gertsman
Participate in Vancouver Bird Celebration